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ROMIDEPSIN - INJECTION
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Istodax
USES: Romidepsin is used to treat certain types of cancer (cutaneous or peripheral T-cell lymphoma). Romidepsin works by stopping the growth of cancer cells.
HOW TO USE: Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before your first romidepsin treatment and each time you get another dose. If you have any questions regarding the information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
This medication is mixed in a solution and given slowly into a vein over 4 hours by a health care professional as directed by your doctor. It is usually given on day 1, day 8, and day 15, every 28 days.
The dosage is based on your medical condition, body size, and response to treatment. Before each cycle, you should have blood tests to find the best dose for you and to see whether you need to wait before receiving this drug again.
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